Wilt Chamberlain, Kansas' new basketball wonder and heir to Bill Russell's collegiate laurels, is already big box office in the Midwest: Iowa State's 7,800-seat armory is sold out for the Jan. 14 Kansas game, Nebraska has no reserve seats for Feb. 9. Colorado will award first chance at March 2 Kansas tickets to students with perfect attendance at seven earlier home games.
?After the Cup, the Contract
Australia's Ken Rose wall is ready to turn pro and join Jack Kramer's tennis tour (at $65,000 for the season) as soon as the Davis Cup matches are over. His teammate, Lew Hoad, will probably remain amateur for another year.
?From Track to Field
John Landy, third in the Olympic 1,500-meter race but still world-record holder (3:58) for the mile, announced he will retire after the Australian track and field championships at Melbourne next March. Landy said he will get his exercise playing Australian-style amateur football.
?Management Looks at Labor
Daniel Gainey, a regent of the University of Minnesota and a former director of the NAM, labeled the Big Ten's plan to grant football scholarships on the basis of need "too socialistic." Said Gainey, "If they're hiring the kid to play football, they ought to pay him whether his old man's rich or not."